Asa Bales—an inspiration to me

Up in the town of Westfield, there’s Asa Bales park. We’ve visited there several times, to get a Geocache and just take in nature. I’ve always thought it was an odd name for a park, but only recently learned it was named for a person—Asa Bales. Asa was born in North Carolina in 1795, Met his wife Suzanna, and they moved to Indiana in 1822. They spent a few years in Mooresville, which had a congregation of the Friends (Quaker) Church, and moved to Westfield in 1832. I’ll admit that I don’t know too much and the Friends society, also … Continue reading Asa Bales—an inspiration to me